, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 588–589 | Cite as

Methyleugenol as a surgical anesthetic in rodents

  • E. A. Carlini
  • K. Dallmeier
  • J. L. Zelger


Methyleugenol, suspended in Tween-80 or cremophor EL, at the dose 200–275 mg/kg i.p., is a safe anesthetic agent in rats and mice submitted to surgical procedures in the brain, without some of the inconvenience of sodium pentobarbital.


Sodium Pentobarbital Sodium Pentobarbital Anesthetic Agent Methyleugenol 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Carlini
    • 1
  • K. Dallmeier
    • 1
  • J. L. Zelger
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de PsicobiologiaEscola Paulista de MedicinaSão PauloBrasil

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